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[movies]PA Consumer Protection Programs, Part II - Northwestern Legal Services
4-16-08: NWLS interviews PA Attorney General Tom Corbett concerning consumer protection programs offered by the PA Attorney General's office, especially those that help vulnerable and/or low-income Pennsylvanians. Part 2 - Information on the Attorney General's Elder Law Unit, designed to protect older Pennsylvanians. They investigate and prosecute those who cheat, deceive and abuse older Pennsylvanians...
Keywords: elder abuse; right to health
Downloads: 207
[audio]Makerita Wade, Age Concern Elder Abuse 140430
radio interview
Keywords: Makerita Wade; Age Concern Elder Abuse 140430
Downloads: 2
[movies]Racket Squad; A Place for Grandma
A grandmother who feels like she's get in the way of her Son, Daughter-in-law, and their teenage daughter moves into a boarding house, only to find herself a victim of a rcket. Season 2, Episode 41
Keywords: Racket Squad; Classic Tv; Elder Abuse
Downloads: 912
[movies]Focus on Issues - Kent County Elder Abuse Coalition - GRTV
The focus on this episode of Focus on Issues is scams, and particularly how scammers are targeting the elderly population in Kent County and what you can do about it. Our guests today are Chris Becker, Chief Assistant Prosecutor for Kent County, Marty Miller of the Michigan State Police, and Pam Hoekwater from Legal Aid of West Michigan. Each of our guests and the organizations that they represent are partners of the newly formed Kent County Elder Abuse Coalition, along with over 20 other organi...
Keywords: grtv; focus on issues; scams; elderly; kent county; elder abuse; Kent County Elder Abuse Coalition
Downloads: 27
[movies]Bryan and Patricia Rosen - Overseeing the Overseers - Just Between Us!
Bryan Rosen and his mother Patricia describe their six-year struggle to free her from the horrific abuses of the Probate Court's Conservatorship program.
Keywords: conservator; conservatorship; guardian; guardianship; elder abuse; probate court; conservatee
Downloads: 22
[audio]SARAH Project - Rabbit Zielke
The Senior Services department of the Partnership for Families Children and Adults is raising awareness of elder abuse through the SARAH Project. Safety And Resources And Help is the name of the project and in addition to pubic awareness the project is educating law enforcement officers on the signs of elder abuse. Future plans include awareness programs for judges as well as supporting legislation to protect elders...
Keywords: SARAH Project; elder abuse; Partnership for Families Children and Adults
Downloads: 21
[movies]NPO Showcase-Kent County Elder Abuse Coalition - GRTV
13-4, Kent County Elder Abuse Coalition, Chris Becker, Kent County Chief Assistant Prosecutor
Keywords: npo showcase; kent county elder abuse coalition; grtv
Downloads: 28
[texts]ERIC ED333319: Family Violence: An Overview. - ERIC
Family violence is a widespread problem; research has shown multiple factors are associated with family violence. Types of family violence include spouse abuse; elder abuse and neglect; child abuse and neglect; parent abuse; and sibling abuse. There are three types of spouse abuse: physical abuse, sexual violence, and psychological/emotional abuse. These often occur in combination, and although either partner may be the victim, most victims are women...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Battered Women; Child Abuse; Child Neglect; Elder Abuse; Family Violence; Government Role; Siblings; Spouses
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED319725: A Profile of Elder Abuse and Neglect in Tennessee. - ERIC
A survey of 35 cases of reported abuse to individuals aged 60 and older in the state of Tennessee sought to determine demographic characteristics of the abused, perpetrators of elder abuse and neglect, types of abuse that occur, and any existence of relationships in elder abuse and neglect between urban and rural counties and eastern and western counties. It was found that the typical abused elder in Tennessee is a white female, 76 years old, living alone or with relatives, and obtaining most of...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Blacks; Economically Disadvantaged; Elder Abuse; Females; Older Adults; Parent Child Relationship; Self Destructive Behavior; Whites
Downloads: 2
[audio]26 Elder Abuse
Elder Abuse -- It's a big problem and it's under-reported. On this edition of Caregivers corner we discuss what elder abuse is and its effects on family caregiving.
Keywords: holistic; caregivers; caregiving; care; healthcare; aging; wellbeing; prevention; adult children; elder abuse; financial exploitation; scam; scams; scammers
Downloads: 21
[texts]ERIC ED329887: Validation of the Hwalek-Sengstock Elder Abuse Screening Test. - ERIC
Elder abuse is recognized as an under-detected and under-reported social problem. Difficulties in detecting elder abuse are compounded by the lack of a standardized, psychometrically valid instrument for case finding. The development of the Hwalek-Sengstock Elder Abuse Screening Test (H-S/EAST) followed a larger effort to identify indicators and actual symptoms of elder abuse using a pool of over 1,000 items selected from various elder abuse protocols which were currently being used throughout t...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; At Risk Persons; Concurrent Validity; Construct Validity; Diagnostic Tests; Elder Abuse; Factor Analysis; Screening Tests; Violence
Downloads: 2
[texts]ERIC ED303724: Faces of Neglect. - ERIC
The family is the primary source of support and caregiving for the frail, dependent elder, providing emotional support, logistical services, supplemental finances, and the link to the outside community for the homebound elder. The caregiving systems of 84 of Texas's Adult Protective Services' (APS) cases were examined. The definition of neglect that was used was neutral in attribution, referring neither to self nor caregiver responsibility nor to active or passive intention...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Caregivers; Case Studies; Elder Abuse; Family Caregivers; Family Problems; Individual Needs; Older Adults; Parent Child Relationship
Downloads: 1
[texts]ERIC ED386655: Eldercare Volunteer Corps Demonstration, A "Project Care" Initiative. Final Report. - ERIC
The goal for this project was to recognize the volunteers at the beginning of the project and to focus on a program to increase the utilization of volunteers in essential service delivery to at-risk persons in the Big Sandy region of eastern Kentucky. A diverse committee made up of business, education, civil leaders, service providers, and volunteers was assembled to accomplish the goals of this project...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; At Risk Persons; Elder Abuse; Low Income Groups; Older Adults; Physical Disabilities; Voluntary Agencies; Volunteer Training; Volunteers
Downloads: 6
[texts]ERIC ED314701: Elder Abuse: What's a Clinician To Do? - ERIC
Incidence rates are critically examined in light of varying definitions of what constitutes elder abuse. It is suggested that the clinician's position of mandatory reporting is an unrealistic response in many cases of elder abuse due to the lack of adequate support services for either the abuser or the elder. Outcome studies are used to support this suggestion. A brief review of policy on this issue charts the decreasing funds available for services...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Caregivers; Clinical Diagnosis; Elder Abuse; Family Violence; Human Services; Incidence; Older Adults; Psychological Services; Victims of Crime
Downloads: 3
[texts]ERIC ED308417: Preventing Elder Abuse: The Texas Plan for a Coordinated Service Delivery System. Collaborative Elder Abuse Prevention Project. - ERIC
The Texas Department of Human Services, in collaboration with 13 other public and private organizations, co-sponsored a statewide Collaborative Elder Abuse Prevention project. The goal of this project is to develop a comprehensive, long-range plan for the prevention of elder abuse, a method for achieving a coordinated service delivery system for abused and neglected elders in Texas, and a statewide public awareness campaign to increase the public's ability to identify and report elder abuse and ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cooperative Programs; Elder Abuse; Family Violence; Institutional Cooperation; Long Range Planning; Management Systems; Master Plans; Older Adults; Prevention; Shared Resources and Services; State Action; State Programs; Statewide Planning
[texts]ERIC ED308418: Collaborative Elder Abuse Prevention Project Quarterly Report. - ERIC
The Texas Department of Human Services, in collaboration with 13 other public and private organizations, co-sponsored a statewide collaborative elder abuse prevention project, to prevent abuse of elderly and disabled adults. The goal of this project is to develop a comprehensive, long-range plan for the prevention of elder abuse, a method for achieving a coordinated service delivery system for abused and neglected elders in Texas, and a statewide public awareness campaign to increase the public'...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cooperative Programs; Elder Abuse; Family Violence; Institutional Cooperation; Long Range Planning; Management Systems; Master Plans; Older Adults; Prevention; Shared Resources and Services; State Action; State Programs; Statewide Planning
[texts]ERIC ED347865: Michigan Physicians' Conference on Elder Abuse. Final Report. - ERIC
The final report describes the Michigan Physicians' Conference on Elder Abuse project. The project conference had four major content areas, including: a general introduction to the problem of elder abuse; clinical symptoms of abuse; legal issues; and referral and case management techniques. Training techniques included lectures, group discussion, question and answer sessions, slides, and videotapes...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Clinical Diagnosis; Compliance (Legal); Elder Abuse; Identification; Instructional Materials; Legislation; Material Development; Older Adults; Physicians; Professional Training; Program Descriptions; Public Relations; Referral; Site Selection; Training; Training Methods; Victims of Crime
Downloads: 7
[texts]ERIC ED376414: Improving Our Effectiveness in Working with Abusers: A Training for Elder Abuse and Neglect Caseworkers. Trainer's Guidebook. - ERIC
This guidebook provides information for caseworkers who investigate allegations of abuse, neglect, financial exploitation and who also provide ongoing case management and follow-up with victims of abuse. The program focuses on caseworkers' attitudes and their knowledge and skills in dealing with abusers, particularly abusers who are chemically dependent. The guide arose from a research project which examined 537 substantiated cases of elder abuse and neglect cases so that investigators could und...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aggression; Aging (Individuals); Antisocial Behavior; Caseworkers; Crime Prevention; Elder Abuse; Family Violence; Gerontology; Older Adults; Parent Child Relationship; Rehabilitation; Social Work; Social Workers; Substance Abuse; Victims of Crime; Violence
Downloads: 4
[audio]Insight: Elder Abuse / Tahoe Development / Teen Lounge / Dorine Jennette
Elder Abuse - Bed sores are a big problem for the chronically ill and elderly who may be bedridden. What policies are in place to deal with them in hospitals and nursing homes? What happens when those places are understaffed? How can one fight it? Today, on Insight, we'll speak with a lawyer whose practice has focused on representing abused elders and dependent adults. We'll also hear from a nurse who has treated patients with bed sores...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; elder abuse; bed sores and the bedridden; Tahoe development debate; Tahoe Homewood West Shore development; Teen Tikkun Olam Awards; Urban Lounge; David Schenirer; repair the world; Dorine Jennette; Urchin to Follow
Downloads: 453
[texts]ERIC ED318847: Crime and the Elderly. A Report of the Crime Task Force. - ERIC
The purpose of this document is to perform a comprehensive examination of the controversies and contradictions surrounding the issue of crime and the elderly, based on analysis of National Crime Survey data for 1973-1980. Chapter 1 introduces the study of crime and the elderly, describing the controversy that exists regarding the elderly and their liklihood of being victimized by crime in the United States...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aging (Individuals); Community Programs; Crime; Crime Prevention; Criminals; Criminology; Elder Abuse; Family Violence; Law Enforcement; Older Adults; Police Community Relationship; Social Psychology; Social Responsibility; Social Services; Vandalism; Victims of Crime; Violence
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED382430: What Works in Preventing Rural Violence: Strategies, Risk Factors, and Assessment Tools. - ERIC
This report details unique characteristics of rural violence and outlines 88 strategies to prevent violent behavior, improve services for victims, and reduce recidivism. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, rape, assault, and robbery rates tripled in rural communities from 1965 to 1992. Rural violence differs from urban violence in several key ways: rural victims of violence are much more likely to know their assailants than victims in urban areas; rural victims are more likely to report...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Alcohol Abuse; Change Strategies; Child Abuse; Community Action; Community Involvement; Community Programs; Community Study; Crime Prevention; Drug Abuse; Elder Abuse; Guns; Hate Crime; Public Affairs Education; Rape; Recidivism; Rural Areas; Rural Urban Differences; Suicide; Victims of Crime; Violence
Downloads: 13
[texts]ERIC ED388840: Assisting the Elderly and Individuals with Disabilities. Secondary Learning Guide 15. Project Connect. Linking Self-Family-Work. - ERIC
This competency-based secondary learning guide on assisting the elderly and individuals with disabilities is part of a series that are adaptations of guides developed for adult consumer and homemaking education programs. The guides provide students with experiences that help them learn to do the following: make decisions; use creative approaches to solve problems; establish personal goals; communicate effectively; and apply management skills to situations faced as an individual, family member, s...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Behavioral Objectives; Check Lists; Competence; Competency Based Education; Disabilities; Elder Abuse; Family Life Education; Helping Relationship; Home Economics; Learning Activities; Older Adults; Pretests Posttests; Secondary Education; Self Evaluation (Individuals); State Curriculum Guides; Teaching Guides
Downloads: 6
[texts]ERIC ED385384: Violence and the American Family: Report of a Workshop (Racine, Wisconsin, May 11-13, 1993). - ERIC
This report reviews the activities of a workshop on violence and the American family that was conducted to consider the nexus between research and policy issues in the field, identify key issues that need to be addressed in responding to the problem of family violence, and highlight program initiatives to address the problem. It lists workshop participants and outlines key issues in regard to the dimensions of family violence, existing interventions, and policies, programs, and research directio...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Advocacy; Battered Women; Child Abuse; Crime Prevention; Elder Abuse; Family Programs; Family Violence; Health Services; Integrated Services; Outreach Programs; Program Development; Program Evaluation; Public Policy; Social Services; Workshops
Downloads: 4
[texts]ERIC ED388824: Assisting the Elderly and Individuals with Disabilities. Learning Guide 15. Project Connect. Linking Self-Family-Work. - ERIC
This learning guide on assisting the elderly and individuals with disabilities is part of a series of learning guides developed for competency-based adult consumer and homemaking education programs in community colleges, adult education centers, community centers, and the workplace. Focus is on the connections among personal, family, and job responsibilities so that these aspects of living will complement each other...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Education; Aging (Individuals); Behavioral Objectives; Competency Based Education; Consumer Education; Coping; Disabilities; Elder Abuse; Family Work Relationship; Home Economics; Homemaking Skills; Instructional Materials; Learning Activities; Older Adults; Quality of Life; Social Services; State Curriculum Guides; Stress Management; Teaching Guides
Downloads: 3
[movies]Relief Trust India Preserving The Environment - Kamal Zafar
For betterment of life, issues dealing with the environment must be properly addressed. With Relief trust India’s main objective being the transformation of society and the improvement of life on all fronts, focus on the environment is inevitable
Keywords: Elder Care; Elder Care Services; Alzheimer's; Donation for Cancer Patients; Old Age Homes; Sales Tax Exemption; elderly health care; care for the elderly; taking care of elderly; preventing falls in elderly; elderly care homes; Non Profit Organization(NGO); Non-Governmental; Charity Trust India; elderly health care; care for the elderly; taking care of elderly; preventing falls in elderly; elderly care homes; care elderly information; help india's elderly; Help elder age; Donation for Elder Care; Health Services for Elderly in india; protect elderly in india; Elder Abuse Prevention india; elderly in india; support elderly in india; benefits for elderly in india
Downloads: 5
[movies]Newscast 1990 06 14 - LTC.org
Local News Show from the Greater Lowell Ma area.  Produced by the cable company, it ran for 20 or so years.
Keywords: Newscast 1990-06-14; NewsCenter 6; Lowell; Chelmsford; Tewksbury; Steve Cooper and Maria Dragon; Shellfish ban; Contaminated Muscles; Fisherman's Galley Chelmsford; Gus Maniscalco; Chelmsford Chiropractic ad; Maaco ad; Copy Kidd ad; Maria Dragon; Coming Up; Governor Dukakis to Lowell; Chelmsford students remember; Pets new homes; Steve Cooper; Roger Clemens 11th win; Joan Toscano; Sox beat Yankees; NESN Sports on Cable; Maria Dragon; North Street School; Tewksbury; Copmmercial break; North chiropractic ad; Hancock Buildin ad; Internists Inc ad; Susan tanguay; Democratic Convention fist fight; Washington Savings Bank ad; White House aide lawsuit; Duke Juknavorian; Nancy Achin-Sullivan; Ron Coffman; Flag Day; John Warren; Veteran; Walter Baylis; Lowell Veteran's Association; Senior center Tewksbury; Frank Chrisvitello; Allison McGee; John Rupolo; coming Up; Resident Concerns; Sports Bar; Tewksbury rejected; commercial break; Washington Savings ad; Hancock building ad; North Chiropractic ad; Internists Inc ad; John Rupolo; Proposed Restaurant; Tewksbury; James Blute; Ed Meleshuk; Playoffs opening day; Joe McLaughlin; Heartland Mall Owner; Old Pub Dennis; Superior Court; Ward testimony; Route 495 crash; School bus slams cruiser; Howard Osborne; State Trooper Freeman; Maria Dragon; Dow Jones Closed; Closing Quotes; Precious Metals; Coming Up; Sally Jessy Raphael; Elder Abuse; Commercial break; TCBY ad; HBO Tyson vs Tillman ad; Angelica Acton Toyota ad; Sunbeam ad; District Attorney Scott Harshberger; Rita Ramalho; Council on Aging; Steve Cooper; Victoria; D.A. Harshberger; Maria Dragon; Sheila Richardson; Dracut republican; John Cox; still ahead; Rosemary Noon; Coming Up; Flag Day; commercial break; ESPN baseball ad; VNA Hospice ad; Waddell and Reed ad; WLLH ad; Paul Sullivan; Bob Ellis; Mark Sawyer; Rosemary Noon; cultural Affairs Director; Writer's Workshop; Pollard Memorial library; Bike tour; Mystic Jack Experience; Arts Magnet School; Lowell Office of Cultural Affairs; What's in store; Maria Dragon; Weather forecast; Allergy Outlook; Pam Seavey; Roadwatch 6; Lowell Colony Cable ad; James Drury ad
Downloads: 9
[movies]Newscast 1990 06 14 - LTC.org
Local News Show from the Greater Lowell Ma area.  Produced by the cable company, it ran for 20 or so years.
Keywords: Newscast 1990-06-14; NewsCenter 6; Lowell; Chelmsford; Tewksbury; Steve Cooper and Maria Dragon; Shellfish ban; Contaminated Muscles; Fisherman's Galley Chelmsford; Gus Maniscalco; Chelmsford Chiropractic ad; Maaco ad; Copy Kidd ad; Maria Dragon; Coming Up; Governor Dukakis to Lowell; Chelmsford students remember; Pets new homes; Steve Cooper; Roger Clemens 11th win; Joan Toscano; Sox beat Yankees; NESN Sports on Cable; Maria Dragon; North Street School; Tewksbury; Copmmercial break; North chiropractic ad; Hancock Buildin ad; Internists Inc ad; Susan tanguay; Democratic Convention fist fight; Washington Savings Bank ad; White House aide lawsuit; Duke Juknavorian; Nancy Achin-Sullivan; Ron Coffman; Flag Day; John Warren; Veteran; Walter Baylis; Lowell Veteran's Association; Senior center Tewksbury; Frank Chrisvitello; Allison McGee; John Rupolo; coming Up; Resident Concerns; Sports Bar; Tewksbury rejected; commercial break; Washington Savings ad; Hancock building ad; North Chiropractic ad; Internists Inc ad; John Rupolo; Proposed Restaurant; Tewksbury; James Blute; Ed Meleshuk; Playoffs opening day; Joe McLaughlin; Heartland Mall Owner; Old Pub Dennis; Superior Court; Ward testimony; Route 495 crash; School bus slams cruiser; Howard Osborne; State Trooper Freeman; Maria Dragon; Dow Jones Closed; Closing Quotes; Precious Metals; Coming Up; Sally Jessy Raphael; Elder Abuse; Commercial break; TCBY ad; HBO Tyson vs Tillman ad; Angelica Acton Toyota ad; Sunbeam ad; District Attorney Scott Harshberger; Rita Ramalho; Council on Aging; Steve Cooper; Victoria; D.A. Harshberger; Maria Dragon; Sheila Richardson; Dracut republican; John Cox; still ahead; Rosemary Noon; Coming Up; Flag Day; commercial break; ESPN baseball ad; VNA Hospice ad; Waddell and Reed ad; WLLH ad; Paul Sullivan; Bob Ellis; Mark Sawyer; Rosemary Noon; cultural Affairs Director; Writer's Workshop; Pollard Memorial library; Bike tour; Mystic Jack Experience; Arts Magnet School; Lowell Office of Cultural Affairs; What's in store; Maria Dragon; Weather forecast; Allergy Outlook; Pam Seavey; Roadwatch 6; Lowell Colony Cable ad; James Drury ad
Downloads: 10
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